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AFS: Rustic Furniture, Sofa or Coffee TableAdirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne
3 days. 9am-4pm. Tuition $390. Member Tuition $315. Materials fee $105. All you need to create a true rustic living room is to complement your Rustic End Table with an Adirondack Sofa or Coffee Table. Learn traditional furniture making while using materials found in this region: Birch bark, twigs, logs and more. You will be guided from start to finish and in the process, you will learn about material selection, basic joinery and the use of hand tools including Japanese saw, wood chisels, jigs and others. This will be a fun and intensive class and you will leave with a fine sofa or coffee table suitable for your ÒGreat CampÓ or home.
AFS: Sagamore ChairAlfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George
4 days. 9am-4pm.Ê Tuition $570. Member Tuition $500. Materials fee $500. Over 100 years ago, the famous Sagamore Hotel was built as an exclusive resort on Lake George in the Adirondacks. Its luxurious and spacious accommodations attracted the millionaires of the day, and the hotel continues to bring people from around the world to its spectacular spot on the lake. Come create a bit of history as you build a Sagamore chair using patterns struck from one of the original chairs; all the forms and patterns necessary are provided. Learn how to steam bend local Adirondack Red Oak into the graceful forms of this one-of-a-kind chair that is both beautiful and comfortable. Working with a variety of hand tools, you will bend and fasten the slats, laminate frame elements, join everything together and sand, finish and complete a beautiful chair ready for a prominent spot in your camp or home. Some prior woodworking experience is helpful, but beginners are welcome too. Location: 1746 U.S. 9, Lake George, NY 12845, Alfred Z. Solomon Lake George Annex, located on Rt. 9 in the Log Jam Outlets immediately behind the Log Jam Restaurant.
Thurman Maple Days 2023
Visit Their Website for Full Details for the Nearby Event for Thurman Maple Days, One of Upstate New York's LARGEST MAPLE FESTIVALS: https://www.visitthurman.com/maple-days/
AFS: Tuffet Footstool, Day OneAdirondack Folk School 51 Main St., Lake Luzerne
2 half days. 9am-1pm. Tuition $130. Member Tuition $105. Materials fee $135.ÊÊMake an 18-inch custom tuffet-style footstool. Great for quilters, as it will free you from all those strips of fabric that get stashed about the sewing room. Students can use as many different fabrics as they like. The pattern can be made with 2-64 different strips. The first day is for piecing tuffet top. Students will learn to mark the pattern onto the fabric and begin the sewing. There will be some homework to complete sewing the tuffet top during the weeklong break between classes. The second day students will complete the tuffet top assembly and upholster the tuffet. A list of necessary materials students must bring will be sent out prior to the class.